Three injured in Trinco grenade attack, firing incident

[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 June 2003, 17:15 GMT]
Unidentified men Thursday night lobbed grenades at a house in Orr's Hill area and fired at a person in Chelvanayakapuram area, suburbs in the Trincomalee town causing injuries to three persons including a woman, Trincomalee police said.

Mr.S. Visuvanathan and his mother are reported to have been wounded in the grenade attack that took place at Orr's Hill area.

Mr.Visvanathan contested 2001 general election in Trincomalee district in a political party called Citizen Front led by a former minister Mr. Sirisena Cooray in the then UNP government led by late President Premadasa, sources said.

Mr.Visvanathan who received leg injuries was transferred to Kandy hospital Thursday for further treatment, medical sources said.

The person injured in a shooting incident at Chelvanayakapuram which is located about two km off north Trincomalee town is yet to be identified, hospital sources said.

 

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